Description

Grey Scholar's Rock

Qing Dynasty 清 (1644-1911)

20 1/2 inches width

 

Supported on a narrow base at its center and then ballooning out horizontally on either side and irregularly drilled at different angles across the stone, various white diagonal striations running through the stone

 

For another gray limestone lingbi rock in the form of two cresting waves and second formed as a overhanging rock, see Robert Mowry, Worlds Within Worlds, The Richard Rosenblum Collection of Scholars’ Rocks, Cambridge, MA., 1997, pp.197-200, no’s. 26 and 27 (fig. 1)